Trusts

21st Feb 21, 12:00pm
The Week in Tax - a new Covid-19 resurgence support payment, a Digital Services Tax for Facebook, and what to do ahead of the tax year end
The Week in Tax - a new Covid-19 resurgence support payment, a Digital Services Tax for Facebook, and what to do ahead of the tax year end
21st Feb 21, 12:00pm
18th Feb 21, 9:33am
by Guest
Bill Patterson says the tough new rules for trusts may require professional advisers to completely rethink the advice they give clients about trusts and trustees as taxpayer obligations shift sharply
Bill Patterson says the tough new rules for trusts may require professional advisers to completely rethink the advice they give clients about trusts and trustees as taxpayer obligations shift sharply
18th Feb 21, 9:33am
24th Jan 21, 6:31am
Gareth Vaughan on the central bank propping up a share market, an obituary for a failed presidency, trusts slipping through the crackdown cracks, the buy now pay later bubble & Iran's struggles with bitcoin mining
Gareth Vaughan on the central bank propping up a share market, an obituary for a failed presidency, trusts slipping through the crackdown cracks, the buy now pay later bubble & Iran's struggles with bitcoin mining
24th Jan 21, 6:31am
18th Dec 20, 11:28am
by Guest
Anthony Grant points out that the new Trusts Act and its obligations will shine a new light on the common advice to make and update memoranda of wishes
Anthony Grant points out that the new Trusts Act and its obligations will shine a new light on the common advice to make and update memoranda of wishes
18th Dec 20, 11:28am
4th Dec 20, 10:44am
Week in Tax Special; the implications of increasing the income tax rate to 39% - encouraging rearranged income strategies, compliance risks for Trusts, and unanticipated (?) consequences for one-off lump sums
Week in Tax Special; the implications of increasing the income tax rate to 39% - encouraging rearranged income strategies, compliance risks for Trusts, and unanticipated (?) consequences for one-off lump sums
4th Dec 20, 10:44am
3rd Dec 20, 4:31pm
by Guest
Anthony Grant points out that the law is inherently uncertain when contesting a will because there are no prevailing beliefs within New Zealand society as to the ‘right’ way assets should devolve on death
Anthony Grant points out that the law is inherently uncertain when contesting a will because there are no prevailing beliefs within New Zealand society as to the ‘right’ way assets should devolve on death
3rd Dec 20, 4:31pm
2nd Dec 20, 5:51pm
Inland Revenue raises 'significant' concerns over people using trusts to avoid the new 39% income tax rate; Suggests the trustee rate be hiked; Grant Robertson open to the idea
Inland Revenue raises 'significant' concerns over people using trusts to avoid the new 39% income tax rate; Suggests the trustee rate be hiked; Grant Robertson open to the idea
2nd Dec 20, 5:51pm
1st Dec 20, 3:17pm
Revenue Minister David Parker says the 33% tax rate on trusts could be hiked if high-income earners avoid the new 39% tax rate
Revenue Minister David Parker says the 33% tax rate on trusts could be hiked if high-income earners avoid the new 39% tax rate
1st Dec 20, 3:17pm
20th Sep 20, 9:29am
The Week in Tax An expensive and too common GST mistake, reporting overseas income, and more on Labour’s higher income tax proposal
The Week in Tax An expensive and too common GST mistake, reporting overseas income, and more on Labour’s higher income tax proposal
20th Sep 20, 9:29am
13th Sep 20, 1:52pm
The Week in Tax: Inland Revenue’s sweet taste of victory over Frucor, updated Inland Revenue guidance on cryptoassets, and Labour's tax and small business policy
The Week in Tax: Inland Revenue’s sweet taste of victory over Frucor, updated Inland Revenue guidance on cryptoassets, and Labour's tax and small business policy
13th Sep 20, 1:52pm
10th Sep 20, 10:22am
Brian Fallow argues nothing about Labour's tax policy indicates a willingness to deliver a tax system to tackle the triple challenge of the debt legacy of the pandemic, stunted productivity and shameful levels of child poverty
Brian Fallow argues nothing about Labour's tax policy indicates a willingness to deliver a tax system to tackle the triple challenge of the debt legacy of the pandemic, stunted productivity and shameful levels of child poverty
10th Sep 20, 10:22am
2nd Aug 20, 5:33pm
The Week in Tax: taxing gold, the tax implications of meeting the Healthy Homes standards, and six months to get ready for the new Trusts Act
The Week in Tax: taxing gold, the tax implications of meeting the Healthy Homes standards, and six months to get ready for the new Trusts Act
2nd Aug 20, 5:33pm
19th Jul 20, 8:45am
by Guest
Anthony Grant sees the updated trust law ending a cavalier era that largely ignored legitimate beneficiary concerns and ignored trustee obligations. The standards of trust design and management will need to improve
Anthony Grant sees the updated trust law ending a cavalier era that largely ignored legitimate beneficiary concerns and ignored trustee obligations. The standards of trust design and management will need to improve
19th Jul 20, 8:45am
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29th Jun 20, 7:21pm
Green Party's wealth tax sees Jacinda Ardern distance herself from the policy and National lump Labour in with the Greens
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Green Party's wealth tax sees Jacinda Ardern distance herself from the policy and National lump Labour in with the Greens
29th Jun 20, 7:21pm
29th Jun 20, 9:23am
The Week in Tax: Australian superannuation taxation changes, time to change taxation of redundancy, and the difficulties of taxing Google
The Week in Tax: Australian superannuation taxation changes, time to change taxation of redundancy, and the difficulties of taxing Google
29th Jun 20, 9:23am
21st Jun 20, 10:07am
The Week in Tax: Inland Revenue gives more time to file, 44,000 taxpayers enter into instalment arrangements, and watch who you choose as an executor
The Week in Tax: Inland Revenue gives more time to file, 44,000 taxpayers enter into instalment arrangements, and watch who you choose as an executor
21st Jun 20, 10:07am
9th Jun 20, 9:07am
by Guest
A recent court ruling on trustee accountability is raising some legal eyebrows with a court setting aside a discretionary decision of a trustee. Anthony Grant reviews the situation
A recent court ruling on trustee accountability is raising some legal eyebrows with a court setting aside a discretionary decision of a trustee. Anthony Grant reviews the situation
9th Jun 20, 9:07am
10th May 20, 10:13am
by Guest
Trustees need to ensure they comply with the prudent investor rule and take steps to ensure the trust they manage is set up to avoid potential claims by beneficiaries, says trusts lawyer Tammy McLeod
Trustees need to ensure they comply with the prudent investor rule and take steps to ensure the trust they manage is set up to avoid potential claims by beneficiaries, says trusts lawyer Tammy McLeod
10th May 20, 10:13am
27th Apr 20, 10:55am
by Guest
Trust lawyer Tammy McLeod says now is a good time to assess how your existing trust complies with the new trusts law that becomes effective at the start of 2021
Trust lawyer Tammy McLeod says now is a good time to assess how your existing trust complies with the new trusts law that becomes effective at the start of 2021
27th Apr 20, 10:55am
18th Apr 20, 11:28am
by Guest
Trust lawyer Tammy McLeod says a large proportion of Trusts are now likely not needed. She backgrounds their rise, their ensuing irrelevance, and identifies the remaining reasons a Trust might still be valuable
Trust lawyer Tammy McLeod says a large proportion of Trusts are now likely not needed. She backgrounds their rise, their ensuing irrelevance, and identifies the remaining reasons a Trust might still be valuable
18th Apr 20, 11:28am
28th Jan 20, 5:15pm
MBIE officials wrestling with cost issues as government efforts to bolster the transparency of the beneficial ownership of New Zealand companies and limited partnerships, but not trusts, drag on
MBIE officials wrestling with cost issues as government efforts to bolster the transparency of the beneficial ownership of New Zealand companies and limited partnerships, but not trusts, drag on
28th Jan 20, 5:15pm
4th Dec 19, 5:00am
NZ Police anti-money laundering assessment cites trusts among attractive money laundering vehicles as government plans to exclude them from strengthened beneficial ownership disclosure regime
NZ Police anti-money laundering assessment cites trusts among attractive money laundering vehicles as government plans to exclude them from strengthened beneficial ownership disclosure regime
4th Dec 19, 5:00am
13th Nov 19, 7:05am
In part four of a series of articles on wealth, Bruce Sheppard probes further into passing and managing wealth between different generations of families
In part four of a series of articles on wealth, Bruce Sheppard probes further into passing and managing wealth between different generations of families
13th Nov 19, 7:05am
11th Nov 19, 9:50am
Terry Baucher points out it’s a risky business being a trustee. He also takes a look at taxing crypto-assets, and warns: don’t be misled by your myIR account dashboard
Terry Baucher points out it’s a risky business being a trustee. He also takes a look at taxing crypto-assets, and warns: don’t be misled by your myIR account dashboard
11th Nov 19, 9:50am
1st Nov 19, 6:00am
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment to seek Cabinet approval soon for policy proposals that aim to improve the transparency of New Zealand company & limited partnership ownership
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment to seek Cabinet approval soon for policy proposals that aim to improve the transparency of New Zealand company & limited partnership ownership
1st Nov 19, 6:00am

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